Recall: Lazer Bicycle Helmets
On 2018-10-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Lazer Bicycle Helmets due to a potential Head Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2015 for about $100 to $125.
About 4,000 units are involved in this bicycle helmet recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 14th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 220 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The bicycle helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Shimano's Lazer-branded bicycle helmets, models Blade, Elle, Jade and Magma. They were sold in the following matte or glossy colors and color combinations: black, black and pink, blue, dark blue, grey and yellow, khaki and orange, titanium, red, yellow, and white. Lazer is printed on the side of the helmet. Model LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside the helmet. Only helmets in the sizes below are included in the recall.
|Blade||XS and S|
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Shimano bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2015 through April 2018 for between $100 and $125.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Shimano for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.
Shimano at 800-423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online atwww.bike.shimano.com and click on "Corrective Action" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.